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Activist Casablanca Capital wins battle for Cliffs

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 30, 2014
Activist Casablanca Capital wins battle for Cliffs

The fund, with just a 5.2% stake in Cliffs, has vowed to sell or spin the miner's international operations.

Seabridge Gold's KSM project granted environmental approval

MINING.com Editor | July 30, 2014
british columbia mining

The $5.3 billion KSM project is located on the site of one of the largest copper gold deposits in the world.

Cecilia Jamasmie

Will the KSM project suffer the same fate as Pebble?

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 30, 2014
kerr-sulphurets-mitchell (ksm) indian mask feat

Potential problems in the horizon for Seabridge Gold's proposed gold, copper, silver and molybdenum mine in northern British Columbia, just 30 km from the Alaska border.

Mountain Province Diamonds arranges $370 million loan for building Gahcho Kue diamond mine

Michael Allan McCrae | July 29, 2014
Northwest Territories, map green diamond shaped road sign

The company traded up 7.85% in the past five days to $5.22 a share.

Goldrea Resources says approved to list on CSE

MINING.com Editor | July 29, 2014
Goldrea Resources announces approval to list on the CSE

Will trade under the symbol "GOR."

Global mining sector on the way up, but recovery still slow

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 29, 2014
Global mining sector on the way up, but recovery still slow

The industry’s aggregate market capitalization improved for the sixth month in a row in June, reaching $1.75 trillion, the highest level since January 2013.

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Canadian billionaire Jimmy Pattison invests in micro-cap diamond explorer

Travis McPherson - CEO.ca | July 29, 2014
Canadian billionaire jimmy pattison invests in mirco-cap diamond explorer feat

Mr. Pattison likes his odds with Mr. Turner at the helm again.

Gold falls on stronger US dollar

Jeffrey Richmond | July 28, 2014
gold falls on stronger dollar feat

Signs of improving US economy dampen demand.

Why Timothy Coles is selling his $2 million gold mine for bitcoin

Coin Desk | July 28, 2014

Timothy Coles is the man behind the profitable gold mine in the Yukon city of Dawson currently for sale for just over 3,200 BTC on luxury marketplace BitPremier.

Australian environmental watchdog approves Cameco uranium mine

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 28, 2014
Australian environmental watchdog approves Cameco uranium mine

Western Australia's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recommended state approval for the project, under certain conditions.

Goldcorp pours first gold at Argentina’s Cerro Negro mine

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 28, 2014
Goldcorp pours first gold at Argentina’s Cerro Negro mine

The miner poured the initial dole bar at a weight of 100 kilograms containing an estimated 317 ounces of gold.

Scotiabank, Deutsche, HSBC accused of rigging silver price

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 28, 2014
Scotiabank, Deutsche, HSBC accused of rigging silver price

The three banks have been accused of fixing the price of trillions of dollars worth of silver.

Top ten mining terms you should know

Jeffrey Richmond | July 28, 2014
Top ten mining terms you should know

What do a drift, ramp and raise have in common?

BC signs energy agreement with China

Business in Vancouver | July 26, 2014
BC signs energy agreement with China

There are 16 liquefied natural gas proposals in B.C., although energy analysts do not expect more than two or three will get built in the coming years.

Miners need to overhaul business model to boost productivity: study

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 25, 2014
Miners need to overhaul business model to boost productivity: study

Cost reduction measures in the mining industry could well have undermined the sector's productivity, which remains down, according to a new EY report.

Teck Resources' profit hit by lower coal prices

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 24, 2014
Teck Resources' profit hit by lower coal prices

The price drop overshadowed the miner’s coal sales increase during the quarter, which totalled 6.8 million tonnes, compared with 6.3 million tonnes a year earlier.

Pebble Mine will not be built: Friedland

Jeffrey Richmond | July 24, 2014
pebble mine will not be built friedland feat

Legendary mining financier spoke at Sprott Natural Resource Symposium Vancouver.

UN opens up more deep sea areas for mining, issues seven new licences

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 23, 2014
UN opens up deep sea for mining, issues seven new licences

State-owned and private companies from the UK, Germany, India, Brazil, Singapore and Russia are among those to benefit from the seabed regulator’s decision.

De Beers changing its diamond sales model

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 22, 2014
De Beers changing its diamond sales model

The world's largest diamond miner by market value said it will adopt a more flexible sales approach.

South Portland bans Canada’s oil sands

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 22, 2014
South Portland bans Canada’s oil sands

Enbridge's Line 9 reversal project threatened after Maine city council opposes exporting Alberta oil.

Business council scales back growth outlook of B.C.’s ‘mediocre’ economy

Business in Vancouver | July 22, 2014
Business council scales back growth outlook of B.C.’s ‘mediocre’ economy

Few signs of stronger growth.

Major Drilling to buy Taurus Drilling ops for $39 mln

Jeffrey Richmond | July 21, 2014
major drilling to buy taurus drilling ops for $39 mln feat

Deal set to close August 1.

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Opposition, new safety rules to test the oil by rail model

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 21, 2014
Opposition, new safety rules to test the oil by rail model

Pipelines, however, have proven to be neither an easier nor a cheaper solution.

There are a trillion reasons why Alberta won’t slow oil sands development

Calgary Herald | July 21, 2014

Calgary Herald columnist, Stephen Ewart, talks about the forecast for relentless oil sands production growth over the next three decades.

Why we mistrust the resource sector, and what needs to change

Resource Works | July 21, 2014
Why we mistrust the resource feat

Hint: Environment

Rick Rule: This gold sell-off is a normal event in this market

Casey Daily Dispatch | July 20, 2014
rick rule gold

That is precisely what’s happening.

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